Last weekend, Samsung released its brand new smart phone – Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and Note 7 edge and there is already some galaxy note 7 reviews online. Compared to Samsung’s last phone, Galaxy S7 edge, is the design of Galaxy Note 7 unique enough to stand out from other Samsung smartphones? Let’s take a look at Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 edge.
Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 edge: Design – typical Samsung design
Both the Note 7 and S7 edge featured all glass and metal design with glass on the front and rear panels. These two phones extremely solid and very comfortable to hold with a metal frame on the rounded corners and the tapered edges. And without exception, fingerprint sensor is adopted in Galaxy note 7 and Galaxy S7 edge as it’s the convention for all phones made predominantly of glass. Buttons and ports are all in the same locations on the bottom but one of the big change is that Samsung finally make the lead to USB-C with the note 7 while S7 edge adapts micro USB as other Samsung phones.
Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 edge: Size and display
Just like the S7 edge, the note 7 has a curved edge front panel though it’s not so drastic. The note 7 does have a slightly larger screen at 5.7 inches while the S7 edge screen is of 5.5 inches. However the displays are pretty much identical. Quad HD makes them super sharp, bright, saturated, and contrasted.
Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 edge: Other hardware specs and features
Both Galaxy note 7 specs and the S7 edge equipped with the snapdragon 820 and 4G of RAM. With the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, Samsung brought back the SD card expansion and water dust resistance and the new Galaxy Note 7 also adapts these features. In this way, you can write on note 7 even under water. The S pen used to write has also been improved with a smaller tip that mimics a ballpoint that makes the writing more accurate.
Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 edge: Camera
As for the hardware of the note 7 camera and S7 edge camera, they are almost the same. Two cameras on the back as well as the front of the phones and they are of 12 and 5 megapixel respectively. The big difference lies in the camera software. The Galaxy note 7 camera has the same functions and features that a Galaxy S7 edge camera has. However the note 7 camera is easier for single hand operation. You can just swipe up and down or left and right to get to different camera effects and modes.
Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 edge: Software
Another unique point that note 7 has is the iris scanner that uses infrared to scan your eyes and it seems to work extremely well to give an extra layer of security on top of Samsung’s pretty reliable fingerprint sensor. In the same Android systems, Note 7 cleans things up a bit so it feels more streamlined. To take the advantage of the curved glass, Samsung has also ported the UX features from the S7 edge to the note 7.
Above are the similarities and differences of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and S7 edge. As for the price, Galaxy Note 7 price is different according to difference colors and places your order. And so does the Galaxy S7 edge price. You can go to local Samsung stores or online shops to check details.